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The Levine Affair: Angel’s Flight by Lela Gilbert @PeterWilliam117

Jun 25, 15 The Levine Affair: Angel’s Flight by Lela Gilbert @PeterWilliam117

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The Levine Affair: Angel’s Flight Haram’s slaughter of Christian villagers have stunned the world. A barbaric gang of thugs has kidnapped of hundreds of schoolgirls. They have slaughtered young boys and men and have burned countless worshippers alive in their churches. They’ve raped and forcibly married Christian women to Muslim men. And now…. An American missionary has been kidnapped in by Boko Haram. A young Nigerian mother is sentenced to death by stoning. A Texas oilman has disappeared in Nigeria’s oil-rich delta. No government in the world will touch these politically charged cases. Acquisitions editor Karen Burke works for the small, L.A. based “faith and inspiration” imprint of a venerable New York publishing company. She arrives at work one Monday morning to find a book proposal on her desk. “See if this story has legs,” her boss writes. “If you have to do a site visit, do it. This could be huge!” The book proposal was written by an American, Nate Gregory, recounting his shocking recollections of being held hostage by Muslim radicals in Nigeria. His story is gripping, and although Nate was simply doing construction work on a short-term missionary assignment, he turns out to be a surprisingly talented writer. Karen is troubled, however, with his description of his Muslim captors, his seemingly “colonial” view of the Christian community in Africa, and his eloquent but relentless deprecation of “Sharia law,” the Islamic religious system under which he was held captive. He also makes incredible claims about brutal amputations as sentencing for crimes, crude violations of women’s rights, and the burning alive of Christians in their churches. Talented or not, is Nate Gregory just another Islamophobic religious fanatic who hates Muslims? Meanwhile, David Levine, an Israeli philanthropist based in London, has put an elite paramilitary team together. Levine is deeply concerned about the global threat of Islamic jihadists like Boko Haram, and their ferocious tactics in trying to impose Shari’a law around the world. Since neither the US, NATO nor any other government wants to get involved in politically incorrect...

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The Angelic Gene by Steve Goodwin @PeterWilliam117

Jun 25, 15 The Angelic Gene by Steve Goodwin @PeterWilliam117

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An orphan girl unsure of who she is or why a man wants her dead, carries a secret. She will experience humanity. Are you ready? Join Sophia in a heart thumping adventure across England exploring faith, doubt, love and fear set in the 1870’s. A story you’ll continue to contemplate long after the journey unfolds.The Angelic Gene is really something special. Review: This is the long anticipated third book in the Elijah Hael series, however it can read as standalone without having read the previous two books. Having said that, this is a great introduction to this series, and I would encourage any reader new to the Elijah Hael series to start with this one. It definitely gives the background to Sophia, and you will understand her better in the Elijah Hael books from reading this one.  The other advantage is that the reader should pick up some connections from this book to the previous two, so Goodwin states and is quite proud of this fact. He throws it out there to see who picks up these connections. I must confess, I am still working on this as it is within 4 months since reading the previous two. I have mentioned this to the author, and he has allowed me to mention that “The crucifix Anne gives to Michael is the same one that Seth uses in The Genetic Code”. Goodwin has stated that The Angelic Gene is different from Elijah Hael books and after reading this, I would agree. Set in a much earlier time than the previous two, Sophia is much younger, her age spans from birth to age 16 years in this novel compared to a much older and mature age in the other two books. In this novel she is human and in the other two in another form. You will have to read these novels to know what I mean by that statement. No spoilers! I really loved this novel! One of my favourites! It really is a beautiful...

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Elijah and the Last Judgement By Steve Goodwin @PeterWilliam117

Jun 25, 15 Elijah and the Last Judgement By Steve Goodwin @PeterWilliam117

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I read this on September 15th, 2013 http://www.stevegoodwin.org/   Description:  A thought provoking Christian story of love, life and death, the afterlife, and spiritual warfare. I am dead. This is my funeral. Elijah turned to look at Castiel who looked back at him and nodded gently. And in that instant everything changed, in ways that Elijah Hael and those who read his story could never anticipate or imagine. Enter a world of intrigue, suspense, wonder and living energy where our souls are battled over, unseen by many but experienced by all. Don’t miss the opportunity to join Elijah Hael on his spellbinding, dazzling and unforgettable journey through his life to his destiny. An adventure, infused with Christian values, you’ll never forget. Those who enjoy an uplifting, challenging, touching story will adore this novel. See more at ElijahHael.com Review: I discovered Steve Goodwin’s books advertised on Facebook. I was immediately drawn to them after reading the plot and also because he is an Australian Christian author. In my Christian fiction library, I do not have many Australian Christian authors, so to find another who writes in the genre I follow is worthy of my support. Elijah Hael and the Last Judgement is the first in a series of novels. This one concerns the death of Elijah from a bicycle accident. He finds himself in a strange place being interrogated over incidents in his past. Confused, he does not understand why this is happening. Another man, Castiel, interrupts this interrogation and takes him away where he is shown significant aspects of his life where Castiel and Elijah comment on these events. We see how these events, both good and bad, have impacted Elijah and made him the man he is. All these events range from childhood through to his death. Elijah begins to understand that he is in the afterlife and Castiel is an angel. Through these observances of Elijah’s life, clues are laid as to why this is happening leading to a decision Elijah has to...

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The Vengeance Squad Goes To England by Sidney W. Frost @PeterWilliam117

Jun 25, 15 The Vengeance Squad Goes To England by Sidney W. Frost @PeterWilliam117

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The Vengeance Squad Goes To England The Vengeance Squad helps one of its own when the bookmobile fund is stolen. Two years after the death of his fiancée, Chris McCowan begins to feel normal again. As normal as the situation allows. Sarah had told him to find a new love and be happy, but he never dreamed he would. That was before he fell in love with Angela. Did she feel the same about him? Perhaps he would soon find out. She had invited him to visit her at her home in Bath, England during his time off between semesters. He had his plane ticket before his fall teaching obligations were finished. Tex Thompson had worked part time at the library while attending college full time ever since he’d married Jane. Adding the Vengeance Squad’s criminal investigative work on top of that left little time for her or the children. This time, Tex’s wife had put her foot down. No more Vengeance Squad activities until he’d stayed home long enough for his children to get to know him again. And, she added, she expected some quality husband and wife time as well. This semester break would be different, Jane said, and Tex was looking forward to it. Chris and Tex were ready to spend more time with the ones they loved. But that was before they learned Liz Siedo, the third member of the group was the victim of a crime that could break her heart. Will Liz, the hugger, the cheerleader, the one who was always optimistic and always supportive, need their help? Will Chris and Tex abandon their plans to assist her? Will Liz allow the guys to break the law to rectify her mistakes? The Guru’s Review: Something wrong with Liz? How can that be? Those who have followed Frost’s novels that contain this loveable character will be shocked in the change in personality in Liz that the opening of this novel portrays. Frost has positioned this part of the plot...

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The Vengeance Squad by Sidney W. Frost@PeterWilliam117

Jun 25, 15 The Vengeance Squad by Sidney W. Frost@PeterWilliam117

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The Vengeance Squad by Sidney W. Frost When Chris McCowan’s fiancée, 24-year-old Sarah Eason, is killed during a bizarre robbery near Austin, Texas, an unlikely trio teams up to find those responsible for her death. The trio, Chris, a 31-year-old computer science professor, Percy “Tex” Thompson, a 40-year-old wheelchair bound ex-con student of Chris’, and 65-year-old head librarian Liz Siedo, pool their talents to find the criminals after local law enforcement agencies have given up. Chris wants an eye for an eye even if it means giving up God and the church where he and Sarah were to be married. He sets out to learn the tricks of the trade from his ex-con student, all while continuing to teach and coming to terms with his grief. Angela, who claims to be an FBI agent, joins the Vengeance Squad to help the three find the killers. The Guru’s Review: I had this book on my To Be Read shelf since April 2012. It was only earlier this year when the sequel, The Vengeance Squad Goes To England, became free on Amazon, that I felt it was about time I read this first one. Then, a few months later, the author discovered my blog and contacted me requesting me to review these two books. It was the cover that drew me to investigate what this book was about. The man in the wheelchair. I had not read a book with a character in a wheelchair and with my wife suddenly in a wheelchair herself due to a chronic disease, my interest was doubly piqued. I was intrigued how someone with a disability was going to be able to avoid the danger of finding these killers. At the end of the novel Frost more than satisfied my curiosity in this area. I am not a great fan of murder mysteries, but this plot was different to others whose blurbs I had read and I have been very pleasantly surprised. This is one very easy read and very entertaining....

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The Rise of Yorgensen (Silent Screamers, Book 3) by Dante Fortson @PeterWilliam117

Jun 25, 15 The Rise of Yorgensen (Silent Screamers, Book 3) by Dante Fortson  @PeterWilliam117

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The Rise of Yorgensen (Silent Screamers Book 3) Now that the alien invaders have disclosed their existence to the entire world on national TV, Yorgensen, a spiritual guru to the stars is attempting to put a positive spin on their arrival. As the world becomes infatuated with the fact that “we are not alone” in the universe, they began to hand over control of the entire planet to the Galactic Federation of Light. Millions of Fae wait for orders to march through the streets and enforce Yorgensen’s new Peace Plan. Unfortunately for the invaders, David and his crew aren’t ready to give up their guns or the fight just yet. As the invaders push forward with their plan to disarm the planet, David must decide if he’s going to sit back and watch it happen, or if he’s going to make a decision that could have global consequences. No matter how it turns out, things will never be the same again. The Guru”s Review:  Dante Fortson again succeeds in developing this series, with the same “cannot put down” pace and suspense that is found in the previous 2 books. Despite the short length of these episodes, Fortson successfully drops you in the plot and you hit the road running. Despite the dire circumstances that exist in the post-invasion environment, I find that I am enjoying being there as the characters are very relational, the aliens even have a personality and there is the strength of the human spirit very much alive in the main characters as they struggle against all odds with their new found faith in some cases. The story line progresses and the influence and power of the Aliens over the affairs of man become more entrenched and this is aided by the emergence and influence of William Yorgensen, a New Age guru and spiritual advisor to many of the world’s leaders. He achieves world peace but David and his company do not trust this man and even consider that he may...

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The Rise of David (Silent Screamers, Book 2) by Dante Fortson @PeterWilliam117

Jun 25, 15 The Rise of David (Silent Screamers, Book 2) by Dante Fortson @PeterWilliam117

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  The Rise of David (Silent Screamers) David, now eighteen has proven himself to be a fearless leader in the face of danger. For that last two years, he and Ziek have been waging a personal campaign of revenge on the satyrs for the death David’s biological mother, and it’s starting to get under Azazel’s skin. Unfortunately for David, Satyrs, linocerous, and hybrid giants were just the beginning of his problems. After Azazel gives Bacchus the order to have David ripped limb from limb, things take an unfortunate turn for our hero. Separated from his family and friends, he must fight his way back to the safety of the underground city, while making new allies and enemies in the process. Review:  Dante has done it again! Another instalment where you cannot put this down and the action never ceases. In this book, the plot thickens, the pace never lets up, the characters and their relationships with each other are developed further. We learn more of the agenda of the Aliens and more evidence that they are not as they seem. With this book, this series is taken to the next level. It prepares the stage for Book 3 very well. David comes into his own as an older teen and becomes a much respected Leader of the underground community. He puts into play strategic measures to increase security, first aid, combat training and strengthen his inner circle. I would suggest that before anyone reads this instalment that they re-read Book 1 and then go to the Silent Screamers website and read David’s Journal where there are 5 entries only a few paragraphs long or half a page in length. These provide background information to certain characters and events that will help the reader understand this second book. This is recommended by Dante himself. As he stated to me himself, …..Wasn’t sure how many people were actually reading them. Glad you’re enjoying it. Olivia’s Transgression (Entry 003) is a set up for something big, so make...

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